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  1. 9. Mai 2024 · John D. Rockefeller, Jr. (born January 29, 1874, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.—died May 11, 1960, Tucson, Arizona) was an American philanthropist, the only son of John D. Rockefeller, Sr., and heir to the Rockefeller fortune, who built Rockefeller Center in New York City and was instrumental in the decision to locate the United Nations in ...

    • The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. 10. Mai 2024 · John D. Rockefeller, Jr., was the youngest, born in 1874. After graduating from Brown University (1897), he joined his father in business, but his focus eventually turned to philanthropy. Historians trace the pivot to 1914 when he was one of the individuals blamed for the so-called Ludlow Massacre .

  3. 30. Apr. 2024 · Billionaire John D. Rockefeller (July 8, 1839 to May 23, 1937) continues to rank as one of the richest men in modern times. He rose from modest beginnings to become the founder of Standard...

  4. Vor einem Tag · John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1974-1960) Rockefeller Jr.’s involvement in osteopathy extended beyond personal health benefits. It inspired him to support the field philanthropically, aligning with the Rockefeller family’s broader legacy of promoting innovative healthcare solutions. This support would have far-reaching consequences for the field ...

  5. Vor einem Tag · In 1928, Columbia University, the owner of the site, leased the land to John D. Rockefeller Jr., who was the main person behind the complex's construction. Originally envisioned as the site for a new Metropolitan Opera building, the current Rockefeller Center came about after the Met could not afford to move to the proposed new building.

    • 22 acres (8.9 ha)
  6. Vor einem Tag · Rockefeller spent a total of $10.5 million on land acquisition and church construction. Use 1930s through mid-1960s John D. Rockefeller Jr. funded much of the church's construction. The completion of the new church building at Morningside Heights resulted in a steady increase in the congregation's membership. By May 1946, the ...

    • 1930 (main building), 1957 (MLK Wing), 1962 (conversion of Stone Gym)
    • United States
  7. 9. Mai 2024 · son John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Laura Spelman Rockefeller (born September 9, 1839, Wadsworth, Ohio, U.S.—died March 12, 1915, Pocantico Hills, New York) was an American educator and philanthropist who was the wife of John D. Rockefeller of the famed Rockefeller family. Both of Spelman’s parents were active in social causes; her ...